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Waiting for Godot and The Bald Soprano

Assignment 1: Comparative Study How does Ionesco and Beckett's dramaturgy in ‘Waiting for Godot' and ‘The Bald Soprano' express the absurdist and existentialist view that life is...

Albert Camus' The Outsider - Meursault

Statement of intent: This assignment is based on Albert Camus' The Outsider. One of the classic examples of an existentialist novel, The Outsider tells the story...

Plays that address political issues in US society

Theatre academic and cultural commentator Christopher Bigsby makes the point that theatre, as opposed to, say, the novel, is essentially a public experience (2000, p....

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

From the novel Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) edition Chris Baldick argues that "the 'monster's' most convincingly human characteristic is of course his power of speech." Explore...

Theme of Isolation in Jane Eyre

Compare and contrast the ways in which the writers present the theme of isolation to construct the characters of Rochester, Jane and Antoinette in "Jane...

Female Characters - Toni Morrison

To Explore the Ways in Which Toni Morrison Portrays Negative Representations of her Female Characters and How She Goes Further to Challenge These Representations in...

Example English Literature Essay

Explore the relationship between fiction and metaphysics and/or ethics in D. H. Lawrence's short story "The White Stocking" D.H. Lawrence was well known, arguably notorious, for...

Evaluate Masculinity in Hemingway's 'In Our Time'

The theme of masculinity suggests itself as an obvious area of focus with Hemingway's collection In Our Time, as these short stories and vignettes are...

Black culture in Beloved by Toni Morrison

THE REPRESENTATION OF BLACK CULTURE IN BELOVED BY TONI MORRISON African-American author Toni Morrison's book, Beloved, describes a black culture born out of a dehumanising period...